Folks at RSG-Turkey invited me to give a talk about Evolutionary/Population Genomics - I talked about recent work in our laboratory - of course with a focus on structural variants. 🙂 Also - the new logo thanks to @MarieSaitou https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0TrES_f19hs
The editors of American Anthropologist kindly invited me to write a review article to highlight (and dare I say integrate) the discoveries in anthropological genetics in 2017. It was a gratifying project as it allowed me to read the exciting (and intimidating) breadth of our discipline. I would like to take this opportunity to highlight … Continue reading New paper: A look at the works of 2017
I am pleased to announce that the online version of the Special Issue in Human Biology which I edited has now come out. It represents, in my opinion, the best examples of the new and exciting work in our field, anthropological genetics. The articles explore an ocean of exciting new questions about human uniqueness and … Continue reading Special Issue: A new generation of anthropological genetics
We have a new paper -two years in the making - where we showed evidence for introgression from an African archaic hominin to the ancestors of modern humans. This is a relatively big and, I have to admit, a serendipitous finding, corroborating the emerging notion that an "interbreeding bonanza" has shaped our ancestors. I do … Continue reading New paper: Of archaic admixture in Africa, cherries, and serendipity
Our very won Marie was featured in UBNow - Hope that this would be the first of many great stories.
A new Açık Bilim story about DNA from ancient dental plaques, mostly based on this paper. If you read Turkish, enjoy. 🙂
Omer recently got a story published in the popular Turkish Science online magazine 'Açık Bilim'. It is mostly a popular retelling of this paper. If you read Turkish, enjoy. 🙂